Exhibitions are listed alphabetically by city and category. then

a pha etically lgyenue. Please send details to our 0 ice at least ten days before publication. Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.



19 Pamic Street, 552 7779. Mon—Sat Ham—6pm.

Showcase Until Mon 22 Nov. Paintings by Graeme Sharp, Hugh Gillan, Wendy McKcnna and David Caldwell plus jewellery by Linda MacDonald and woodwork by Aly Claydon.

Chris Bibby Until Mon 22 Nov. Recent paintings of Glasgow by Chris Bibby. Part of Glasgow 1999.


Regent House, 113 West Regent Street, 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Island Odyssey Mon 8—Fri 26 Nov. Illustrations and prints by Hamish Haswcll-Smith, taken from the book of the same name.


134 Blythswood Street, 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Reinhard Behrens Until Fri 19 Nov. Drawings, paintings, etchings and installations by Reinhard Behrens, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his imaginary world NABOLAND. Roger Morris Until Fri 19 Nov. Contemporary jewellery.


24-Hour Viewing Window, 264 High Street, 572 0161.

Regardez-Vous Until Fri 3 Dec. New work by Glasgow duo Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan.


360 Great Western Road, 334 8894. Mon— Wed 8am-7pm; Thu—Sun 8am—10pm.

Merry, Merry Exhibition Wed 17 Nov—Fri 24 Dec. Paintings by local artists.


10 King Street, 553 0733. Mon—Sat 10.30am-11 at; Sun l-llpm. Russian FolIi Tales Until Sun 28 Nov. Palekh School-style illustrations by Alexander Kurkin.


270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Neal Beggs Neal Beggs creates a new installation for the entrance corridor space at the venue, consisting of two large blocks of text on the corridor walls. One wall lists the 284 Scottish munros (mountains over 3000ft) and on the opposite wall, is a list of the 304 multi- storey tower blocks built in Glasgow between the 19503 and the 19705.


University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat noon—4pm.

The Land's Edge Also Until Sat 13 Nov. Julie Brook’s residency on the uninhabited island of Mingulay in the Outer Hebrides, is the inspiration for this multifaceted exhibition. The show comprises paintings, photographs of sculptures, drawings created from sand, ash, earth and sea foam and a short film shot and produced by the artist. See review.


178 West Regent Street, 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am-5.30pm.

The 5th Exhibition Of Cabinet Paintings Until Wed 17 Nov. Derived from a custom dating back to the 17th

century where travellers returned home with tiny art works to be displayed in a cabinet, an exhibition of small pieces by invited artists.

DECOURCEYS Cresswell Lane, 342 5822. Tue, Thu &

.Fri 11am-5pm; Sat lOam—5.30pm; Sun

noon-5 m.

Scottis Art Schools A new gallery from Emerging Artists Partnership which aims to promote the work of students and graduates from the Scottish art schools, with all works for sale ranging in price from £70—£200.


221 West George Street, 248 9755. Mon-Fri 10am-5.3 m; Sat 10am—2pm. The Autumn Exhibition Until Sat 6 Nov. An exhibition of paintings featuring the work of D.Y. Cameron, James Cowie, Anne Redpath and Elizabeth Blackadder.


18 Castlemilk Arcade, 634 2603. Mon—Sat lOam-Spm.

On A Plate Until Sat 20 Nov. Artists from Glasgow Print Studio and Glasgow Ceramic Studio work together to produce printworks onto clay using screenprinting and stencil processes.


Queen Street, 229 1996. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am—5 m; Fri & Sun 11am-5pm.

In A Di erent Light Until Sun 21 Nov. Artists Nelson Henricks, Tina Keane, Steve Reinke and Cyndra MacDowall delve beneath the surface of sexual identity and city life in this haunting photographic exhibition. Part of Glasgay.’ 99.

Prose And Cons Fri 5 Novaun 30 Jan. New work by Nicola Hicks, in her first solo exhibition in Scotland. Sculpting in plaster and straw, Hicks creates a menacing world inhabited by half- human, half-animal creatures, inspiring the writer Will Self to pen the short story, ‘The Straw That Broke The Camels Back.’ See Frontlines.

Entwined - Contemporary Miniatures Fri 12 Nov-Mon 24 Apr. 'I\vin sisters Amrit and Rabindra Kaur Singh explore family life, religion and politics through ricth coloured and patterned Indian paintings fused with Western influence.


Rouken Glen Road, 620 0235. Wed-Sun 1.30-5.30pm.

Perspectives Of Glasgow Until Sun 7 Nov. Nine artists paint selected images of Glasgow.


148 West Regent Street, 221 3095. Mon-Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.

The Winter Collection Sat 13 Nov—Fri 31 Dec. A special collection of paintings featuring the work of Eardley, Fergusson, Hunter, Knox, Byrne, Banks and WC. Gillies.

soundscapes via headphones. See preview.


25 King Street, 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Fragments Of Time Until Sat 13 Nov. The Dead Sea Scrolls and travels to Rome are the inspiration for this exhibition in which fragments of discarded scrap metal are transformed into a series of etchings by Eveleen Wri ht.

Urban Myt Until Sat 13 Nov. Lens- based work by Print Studio director, John MacKechnie in his first solo show for several years. A cinematic prospect of the city of Glasgow is one of the large-scale screenprints on display.

The Enigma Of The Door Until Sat 13 Nov. Joyce Leitch explores the symbolism of doorways in a new body of work.

THE GLASGOW PROJECT ROOM (formerly Glasgow Independent Studio), Top Floor, 64 Osbourne Street, 552 1472. Kevin Kelly Fri 5—Sun 14 Nov. A work in progress installation by Kevin Kelly which questions the relationship betwee nature and sexuality. -


Ground Floor, Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 8162. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am-5pm.

New Artists A new gallery space for Glasgow showcases the work of up-and- coming artists from Glasgow and the rest of Scotland. The work encompasses a variety of media from sculpture and textile design to paintings and jewellery, changing the line-up on a monthly basis.


167 Renfrew Street, 353 4500. Mackintosh & Newbery Gallery open Mon-Thu 9.30am—7pm; Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—noon. Podium Gallery open Mon—Fri 9.30am-5pm; Sat lOam-Spm. Atrium Gallery open Mon-Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm. Float Until Sat 6 Nov. (Newbery Gallery). Prints by Japanese students in association with the Universities Print Association of Japan and Glasgow School of Art Printmaking department. Research At The Mac Until Sun 14 Nov. (Podium Gallery). An exhibition of the research studies carried out by students and staff of the Mackintosh School of Architecture.

Textile Diversity Until Fri 26 Nov. (Mackintosh & Atrium Gallery). Contemporary textiles featuring weave, print, knit and embroidery. Artists include Rebecca Earley, Alan Gallacher, Brian Harris and Jimmy Stephen-Cran. Environmental Art Department Mon 15-Fri 26 Nov. (Newbery Gallery). An exhibition of work by third year environmental art students.

Second Year At The Mac Wed 17—Tue 30 Nov. (Podium Gallery). A look at the work of second year students at the Mackintosh School of Architecture.


730 Great Western Road, 334 2422. Daily 11am—4pm.

Davrd Douglas Until Sun 28 Nov. A celebration in the bi-centenary year of his birth of the famous Scottish plant collector, David Douglas.


Cafe Cosmo, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. A Journey Into Colour Until Tue 30 Nov. John Martin transforms familiar buildings and locations in Glasgow in tlggeries of new work. Part of Glasgow 1 .

GLASGOW MOAT HOUSE PONTOON Congress Road, 306 9988. The 40-minute boat trips leave on the hour between noon and 4pm.

Zones: TramwayGSea Sat 13 & Sun 14 Nov. Noon-4pm. Free but advance booking necessary. A new commission for Tramway by Glasgow-based artist Stephen Hurrel. Taking the form of an ‘audio boat trip’ along the River Clyde, passengers experience narratives and


3 Park Circus, 332 2555. Mon—Thu 10am-8pm; Fri 10am—4pm; Sat lOam—lpm.

Synthetic Vision: J.W. Von Goethe - Poet And Scientist Until Thu 4 Nov. A documentary exhibition looking at Goethe’s life, literary works and his achievements as a scientist.


University of Glasgow, University Avenue, 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Home to the University’s collection of art and sculpture and an on- going programme of temporary exhibitions, the Hunterian also features a re-creation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh ’5 Glasgow house which contains ori inal furnishings. Mackintos Sketches Until Sat 12 Feb. Architectural sketches, drawings, watercolours and sketchbooks by architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The works were created during his travels in Italy, England, Scotland and Portugal.

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Postcards On Photography Giant slides lie on the gallery floor, on the walls works by Jason Brooks, Andrew Grassie, Mark Fairnington and others in the photo-realist style. Beguiling stuff. Edinburgh: Stills Gallery until Sat 4 Dec.

Red Lacy red underwear through to Mao’s Little Red Book in a visual guide to red, dubbed the most paradoxical of colours. Glasgow: The Lighthouse until Sun 16 Jan.

Prose 8r Cons Enter a world of menace. Nicola Hicks' straw and plaster sculptures inhabit a strange place: women with rabbit-like heads and half man, half-beast creatures prowl in the shadows. Glasgow: Gallery Of Modern Art Fri 5 Nov—Sun 30 Jan.

Visions Of The Future Artists Martin Boyce and Ross Sinclair disclose scenes of the world to come. Strip lighting and cardboard boxes rule supreme. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery until Sat 13 Nov.

Day Of The Donkey Day A curiously titled show which is described as standing at the junction of humour and failure. The master-imitator, Glenn Brown, shows work in the style of Frank Auerbach and the videos of Peter Land pay homage via slapstick to Samuel Beckett. Glasgow: Transmission Gallery until Sat 13 Nov.


24—26 Wilson Street, 552 5902. Mon—Wed & Fri 10am—6pm; Thu 10am-7pm; Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.

Bye Bye 20c Design Tue 16 Nov-Fri 31 Dec. As we enter the new millennium, an exhibition of 20th century design featuring work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright, Philippe Starck and Ettore Sottsass.


18 King Street, 552 2540. Tue-Sat llam-Spm.

Building For Glasgow Until Sat 6 Nov. Participants have been asked to design a building for Glasgow on the back of a postcard, which in turn will be realised in different media, architectural models and computer graphics, in a project by Suspect Culture in partnership with Tramway.

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